- January 21, 2020
- Posted by: Joshua Metcalfe-Parsons
Kwame completed his undergraduate studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana in 2008, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Development Planning. After a year of working as a teaching and research assistant at the Centre for Settlements Studies in the same University, he won a DAAD scholarship to study towards a Masters degree at Kenyatta University in Nairobi, Kenya. He completed his Masters in 2012 with a degree in Integrated Watershed Management.
While in Kenya he also worked with the EU-funded Project on Integrated Watershed Management Network in East Africa, as a Project Assistant. He also designed and facilitated research methods classes and was also strongly involved in the evaluation and selection of DAAD Regional scholarship applications.
Kwame is currently completing write-up on his PhD studies with the University of Cape Town, South Africa and the University College London, UK. His doctorate research focuses designing a set of alternative indicators for measuring progress on the Global Development goals for sanitation. The proposed indicators focus on measuring the Functions of a sanitation system rather than the current technology prescriptive indicators. Kwame is also into philanthropy work (Touched by an Angel Foundation), photography and cooking.